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Schultz: Supporting Republican Michigan Gov Equals 'Lining Up With Communist Party'
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 03/16/2011 8:02:03 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

Wait a sec! Wasn't it Republicans who supposedly were irresponsibly accusing Dems of being socialists and Commies? Check that. Ed Schultz has declared--not paraphrasing, actually quoting--that Tea Partiers who support Republican Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are "lining up with the Communist Party."

Schultz was set off by Snyder's signing off an emergency bill giving, as per this report, "broad new powers to emergency financial managers appointed by the state of Michigan to run struggling cities and schools, including the ability to terminate union contracts."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: communist; communistparty; communists; edschultz; ricksnyder; schultz; unions

1 posted on 03/16/2011 8:02:11 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Not kidding: Ed Schultz has actually claimed that supporting Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder equals “lining up with Communist Party.” Ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 03/16/2011 8:04:27 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

He ate too many Cow Pies for lunch.


3 posted on 03/16/2011 8:05:21 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
*snicker*

The Erectile Dysfunction show??

4 posted on 03/16/2011 8:05:46 PM PDT by Michael Barnes
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To: screaminsunshine

He is such a stupid liberal. He is also king of smear and a disgusting human being.


5 posted on 03/16/2011 8:06:27 PM PDT by JaneNC (I)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Like most Michigander’s I’m not thrilled with the emergency manager law but I don’t see any other option. The unions are already dictating policy to local governments.

It will primarily target places like Detroit and Flint.


6 posted on 03/16/2011 8:06:48 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

Did you hear Frank Beckman’s discussion of this law? It’s probably available on the WJR website. He said it’s very similar to one that has been on the books for almost 20 years and is what has allowed Robert Bobb to be brought in during the Granholm administration to make some courageous decisions to get the Detroit Public Schools on track. Nothing can be done without the permission of the community that is being “managed”.


7 posted on 03/16/2011 8:15:49 PM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Hey Shi** Look up your commie list. You won’t find a Republican on it.
You will find a few democRATS. Your name is probably in there also.


8 posted on 03/16/2011 8:16:00 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO and the Fleebaggers.)
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To: cripplecreek

Maybe this will stop the looting that the big cities impose on the rest of the state. I’m tired of paying the tab for the Detroit schools vacations. Oh wait I mean training trips.


9 posted on 03/16/2011 8:16:59 PM PDT by jimpick
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

10 posted on 03/16/2011 8:18:08 PM PDT by Leisler (Our debts are someone's profit. Follow the money, the vig.....)
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To: stayathomemom

I’ve never been Rick Snyder’s biggest fan but I am impressed with the way he’s chosen to fight the unions from odd directions.


11 posted on 03/16/2011 8:26:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Communists are all about “unions”. That’s their lingo.


12 posted on 03/16/2011 8:30:54 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Tough time to be a corrupt democrat in Michigan by the way.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2690028/posts

One day they woke up and found the deck stacked against them.


13 posted on 03/16/2011 8:33:22 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Ed Schultz has declared--not paraphrasing, actually quoting--that Tea Partiers who support Republican Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are "lining up with the Communist Party."

I thought that sort of thing was called McCarthyism.

14 posted on 03/16/2011 8:35:40 PM PDT by Rufii
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I quickly glanced at the picture and thought it said “the AL shoe.”


15 posted on 03/16/2011 8:37:04 PM PDT by mlocher (Is it time to cash in before I am taxed out?)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Schultz: Supporting Republican Michigan Gov Equals 'Lining Up With Communist Party'

Somebody needs to tell this fool that Liberalism and Communism are kindred spirits. This guy is so dumb, he doesn't even realize that his statement is more of an insult to them than it is to us...

16 posted on 03/16/2011 8:37:50 PM PDT by csense
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Once again, it’s Special Ed doing the ‘Short Bus Shuffle.’


17 posted on 03/16/2011 8:43:06 PM PDT by JPG (May the WI GOP stay united and strong.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

With a VERY TINY audience comprised of complete imbeciles, this actually does not have any downside.


18 posted on 03/16/2011 8:45:35 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Ed Schultz is obviously lining up with the Detroit-haters and -abandoners.


19 posted on 03/16/2011 8:59:30 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (up)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

So he supports the Gov. of MI, right?

Because Deadhed Sgt. Schultz is a commie himself.


20 posted on 03/16/2011 9:01:18 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

He’s a psyops genius!


21 posted on 03/16/2011 9:01:32 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Secret Agent Man

“Communists are all about “unions”.”

Unions are one of the preferred host bodies for the Communist virus; they incubate there before attacking a nation, like the plague festers in rats and fleas before it attacks a human population.


22 posted on 03/16/2011 9:06:08 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

A communist accusing Americans of being communists. LOL! It’s a really wacky world out there. Especially on PMSNBC’s own little planet.


23 posted on 03/16/2011 9:06:43 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you thought the lame duck Congress was fun, you're gonna love a lame duck Kenyan president.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

So Rick Snyder is going to be a Democrat now? LOL


24 posted on 03/16/2011 9:06:47 PM PDT by RatsDawg
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

“Words mean what I want them to, neither more nor less.”

Note: The ‘Egghead’ who said that came to a bad end.


25 posted on 03/16/2011 9:07:37 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Ed, for the five hundredth time WE ARE NAZIS and RACISTS, can’t you even get that straight, you putz?


26 posted on 03/16/2011 9:13:15 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (Which has more wrinkles? Helen Thomas' face or Lawrence O'Donnells' panties?)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
... including the ability to terminate union contracts.

I keep seeing this phrase in news stories about this new Michigan law, and it's simply disinformation, scaremongering, or ignorance by the media. Take your pick.

States and their political subdivisions are bound by their contracts and can be sued for breach the same as private citizens. They can't terminate them at will. Only bankruptcy can absolve you of a valid and enforceable contract and that's a power given only to the federal government.

It's a limitation specifically put in the Constitution in Articl 1., Section 10 so that purveyors of goods and services to states knew they would be protected in contracts, and therefore would provide needed provisions.

What a state can do, is forbid the selected cities from entering into new contracts without permission, and that's what this Michigan law will do.

27 posted on 03/16/2011 9:20:56 PM PDT by triumphant values (Never criticize that to your right.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Isn’t this the guy who suggested Democrats engage in election fraud during the 2010 campaign?


28 posted on 03/16/2011 9:46:07 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Look at the Ed Show this way. It is like a “don’t-let-this-happen-to-you” infomercial paid for by people who actually think Ed has a meaningful following. On which point, two things: First, if Ed’s viewership is as small as I suspect, it is just a waste of time ventorama; or, second, if Ed’s viewership is larger that I can imagine, it must, at a certain point, have a kind of “wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee” effect on any of those who are at least borderline rational.

Seriously, MSNBC had to do a talent search in North Dakota to find the on-air personality/genius to host this show? What is wrong with this picture?

Ed, I hope you are laughing all the way to the bank as you give thanks for how lucky you are to have found people willing to pay you for what you do.


29 posted on 03/16/2011 9:51:11 PM PDT by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: cripplecreek

Sir, I don’t know about *most* Michiganders being against these *emergency managers.*

State your evidence.

Dunno about Snyder, MI AG Schuette appears to be wreckless, who knows what our state elections have stated, but he would rather suck up to muzzies than defend the average citizen here. That’s another topic to watch.

We’ll know in 100 days. In the meantime Snyder is taking the *business approach* to this whole mess.

Gov. Walker took on this same mess head on, fleebaggers and all that. However, it appears Snyder is going the *business* way and is executing it a whole different way, death by a 1000 cuts.

Lots to talk about in the years to come.


30 posted on 03/16/2011 9:57:34 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: cripplecreek

So, you are saying that you’re ok with the idea that the local government that you elected can be tossed out and replaced at whim without the input of the people?


31 posted on 03/17/2011 12:02:57 AM PDT by true patriot 2011
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To: true patriot 2011

If you weren’t so busy spouting left wing talking points you might notice that the cities themselves have to give permission.

BTW I see you just signed up.


32 posted on 03/17/2011 5:01:07 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: quantim
Looks like the scumbags aren't wasting any time here. Image Hosted by ImageShack.us
33 posted on 03/17/2011 5:03:50 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Trod Upon

I don’t know about him encouraging election fraud but he did encourage democrats to cross party lines to vote for him.

They won’t be doing that again anytime soon. LOL


34 posted on 03/17/2011 5:05:53 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Check that. Ed Schultz has declared--not paraphrasing, actually quoting--that Tea Partiers who support Republican Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are "lining up with the Communist Party."

Mark, this is a very important concession on Ed's part.

He just stated, in so many words, that being a Communist is BAD.

We can remember this and use this, against him, forever.

35 posted on 03/17/2011 5:16:25 AM PDT by Lazamataz (NPR is the ACORN of the media world.)
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To: stayathomemom

You don’t expect the Dems who spout off about this bill to have actually READ it, do you? LOL


36 posted on 03/17/2011 5:47:55 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: cripplecreek

He is charging up their right flank. I like that.


37 posted on 03/17/2011 5:50:14 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Schultzie needs to be careful. He’s going to confuse the Democrats and Unionistas into voting for ‘Pubbies.


38 posted on 03/17/2011 5:50:36 AM PDT by Little Ray (The Gods of the Copybook Heading, with terror and slaughter return!)
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To: 70th Division

Prior to his death in 1935, Huey Pierce Long, Jr., said that when fascism comes to America “they will just call it anti-fascism.” I don’t think the people will catch on in time.


39 posted on 03/17/2011 6:01:25 AM PDT by Theodore R. (John Boehner just surrendered the only weapon with which he had to fight. What does OH see in him?)
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To: 70th Division

These people are morons. Unionista claiming that Snyder wants to tax his pension and give it to the big corporations in the form of tax breaks. Somebody needs to explain how a tax break equals money given to someone else. Granholm actually gave money to guys like Michael Moore.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZgpw5x3KXQ&feature=player_embedded


40 posted on 03/17/2011 6:24:09 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

And don’t forget about Jenny and a 7 million tax break to a fraudster who lived in a trailer.


41 posted on 03/17/2011 6:28:32 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: cripplecreek

Sorry bud, didn’t mean to be so blunt.

There are a lot of restrictions on these *emergency managers* which is now law.

Am not going to praise nor defile Snyder until there are consequences. The damage from eight years of Moleface is extreme.

It appears Ricky is going the course of death by 1000 cuts rather than a world war, this is interesting - using legislation signed by Blanchard LOL.

When you look at MI vs. WI the difference is staggering!

They are roughly half the size and with over three times the debt, so when you add that up the mess WI is in is unfathomable.

OTOH MI seems rather tame, we shall see.

Also would like to point out - for whatever reason, the WI state capital was a sea of red for weeks, campus union pinheads, yet here in Lansing with the home of MSU, no one wears green.

What say you about that? The MI Lansing protests look like just a hodgepodge of unions, that is all. No support from the masses.


42 posted on 03/17/2011 7:39:19 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: quantim
Sorry bud, didn’t mean to be so blunt.

No worries. I didn't take it that way anyway.

If anything I'm warming up to Snyder considerably. Seems that he may have fooled everyone. I think he got an unobstructed look at the books and pragmatism won out. He seems to be making some hard decisions regardless of political ramifications.

Its a different fight but he appears to be more like Scott Walker than he originally seemed.
43 posted on 03/17/2011 8:02:05 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

Sage words from a friend in the 7th.

However chances are pretty good after redistricting we won’t be in the same district together.

Right now I’m in Walberg territory on that freakish eastern fake wing, but if I go north a few football fields I’m in McCotter land!

Snyder is unique as is Michigan.

Democrats elected Snyder, period. (open primaries, all that)

They may be sorry LOL.


44 posted on 03/17/2011 9:00:47 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: cripplecreek
Yeah, actually it was him:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/weblogs/watercooler/2010/jan/16/ed-schultz-id-cheat-keep-brown-winning/
45 posted on 03/18/2011 11:47:15 AM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: JPG

I hate it when someone gets a job because of their looks.


46 posted on 03/18/2011 12:13:17 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

If Ed really thought Snyder was a commie, Ed would be kissing his ass. MSNBC has become totally unwatchable without the comic relief of Olbermann’s fake outrage. The hosts they have left are just as stupid as Olbermann, but with zero entertainment value. Their mind-numbed stupidity is just boring to watch.


47 posted on 03/19/2011 12:56:26 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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